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Glute Bridges on the Balance Pad

Lie on your back on a mat or on the floor with your heels on a balance pad. Your arms should be relaxed at your sides. To make this exercise more difficult, keep your arms off the floor. Exhale and push into your heels, lifting your buttocks off of the floor. Your neck and shoulders [...]

Bodybuilder Beyeke Wins 2012 IFBB Flex Pro

Bodybuilder Beyeke Wins 2012 IFBB Flex Pro

The 2012 professional bodybuilding season began with a tremendous showing at the second annual IFBB FLEX Pro competition. While the end result may have been lacking in any gratuitous form of controversy, there was a highly-delectable amount of surprise involved for all involved. Frenchman Lionel Beyeke, the former 2008 Mr. Universe champion, claiming his first [...]

Chin to Chest Stretch

Sit upright on a ball or chair with your feet shoulder width apart. Arms are relaxed with your hands resting on your thighs. Tuck your chin gently toward your chest. Turn your head slightly to the left until you feel a slight stretch. Hold for 10-15 seconds. Repeat to the right side, holding for 10-15 [...]

Branch Warren Wins 2012 Australian Pro Bodybuilding Competition

Branch Warren Wins 2012 Australian Pro Bodybuilding Competition

A mere two weeks ago, professional bodybuilder Branch Warren defied conventional wisdom, making an incredibly rapid return from injury to secure a victory at the 2012 Arnold Classic competition. Though the result was controversial, with a vast sentiment that runner-up Dennis Wolf was the true winner, Warren silenced a majority of critics who believed last [...]

Kombucha Tea – The New Elixer for Better Health

Kombucha Tea – The New Elixer for Better Health

Since the ‘90s when it first gained recognition as a cure-all for ailments for everything from cancer to graying hair, kombucha tea has continued to gain popularity despite minimal scientific validation and potential risks. Now commercially available through a variety of national and regional distributors, including Whole Foods and Safeway, kombucha tea has become a [...]

Carnosine! The Latest Supplement Craze

Carnosine! The Latest Supplement Craze

Carnosine has become the latest craze in supplements – long used by bodybuilders seeking to increase strength and size, the nutraceutical also is used by people looking to stave off dementia and visible signs of aging. The U.S. government has even funded clinical trials that examine how the supplement affects people with bipolar disorder, schizophrenia [...]

Rihanna’s Workout Plan Revealed

Rihanna’s Workout Plan Revealed

First she took to Twitter to show off her enviable bikini body. Then she took to the stage at Sunday’s Grammy Awards with what seemed to be an entire Zumba class backing her up. Now, Rihanna fans have a little more insight on what keeps the singer fit and fabulous. Her secret weapon? Trainer and [...]

The Justin Bieber Workout: Boxing, Running & Eating Healthy

The Justin Bieber Workout: Boxing, Running & Eating Healthy

A video of Justin Bieber and Mike Tyson boxing is creating quite a buzz around the Web. And it has us wondering what exactly the young singer’s fitness routine is. Rumors have circulated that as the teen star matures in his career, he seeks out new role models such as Tyson and fellow pop star [...]

Superman on the BOSU

Lie facedown on the BOSU ball. In the start position, your forearms and toes should be resting on the floor. Pull your navel toward your spine to engage your core. Lift forearms and toes off the floor, finding your balance point. Squeeze your buttocks to keep your legs up. Squeeze your shoulder blades together and [...]

Torso Rotation on the BOSU

Stand upright on the top of the BOSU. Your feet should be slightly apart, arms out to the side and shoulders down. Inhale, then exhale and twist from the waist to one side. Slowly return to the start position. Repeat to the other direction. Your hips should remain facing forward at all times. Repeat 3-4 [...]